Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Muslin Footman
Nudaria mundana
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Round-winged Muslin
Thumatha senex

(Hübner, 1808) 2035 / 72.037

Morley's Final Catalogue: Very locally common in broad marshes. Needham, Stowmarket, Leiston, Beccles, Lowestoft: ante 1890. Henham in 1936 (Gd) and Ipswich, very rare at light (Pyett, Mly); numerous at Hemley in 1902-3 (Wlr); and plentiful at dusk at Beccles (Trans.ii., 292). Dunwich salt-marshes in 1937 (Hawley).

Recent status: Locally common, particularly widespread in coastal wetlands.

Identification: Compare with Muslin Footman.

Habitats: Marshes, fens, damp grassland.

Recorded in 45 (78%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1902.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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